Ada Mae Stiltner, 95, of Mt. Gilead, passed away Thursday evening May 16, 2013 in Lexington Court Care Center.
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Ada was born November 7, 1917 in Russell County, Virginia the daughter of William and Ida (Bostic) Whited.
On September 24, 1933 she married Garlen Stiltner who preceded her in death in 1961.
A talented cook, at a young age Ada began cooking professionally. She was hired as head cook for Givens Elementary in Virginia. After moving to Ohio, she was cook for Mercy Hospital in Mt. Vernon. Ada was also cook for the Ohio Eastern Star Home and retired as cook from Woodlawn Nursing Home.
Recently Ada attended Pleasant Grove Church of Christ.
Ada was a member of the Red Hat Society, Cloverleaf Garden Club, and was a member of Lexington Church of the Nazerene. A talented seamstress Ada enjoyed sewing, quilting, and crocheting.
Ada is survived by her children Ruth (Paul) Noel of Richlands, Virginia, Dan (Lillie) Stiltner of Maybank, Texas, Carol (Donald) O'Brien of Mt. Gilead, and Gary Stiltner of Mt. Gilead; 14 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; 21 great-great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Ada was preceded in death by her husband Garlen Stiltner, daughter Dorothy Vance, son Clifford Stiltner; siblings Viola Franks, Mary Boyd, Grace Horton, Eula Newberry, Hallie, Holbert, Luther, Paul, Joe, Clara Ella, and Glenn Whited.
Calling hours will be Monday, May 20, 2013 from 4-7pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 am. Pastor Don Lynn will officiate. Entombment services will follow in the mausoleum at Oak Grove Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions to Round Lake Christian Assembly may be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting:www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Morrow County Sentinel on May 22, 2013